This report reviews recent literature on the effects of arts-based therapies for at-risk, juvenile justice-involved, and traumatized youth in the U.S.
A review of the literature on the health benefits of active arts participation among older adults ages 60 and older in good general health.
ENDNOTES The following notes accompany our feature article Making Sense of Cultural Equity, published on August 31, 2016: (1) (Some) cultural equity pioneers Our goal with this article is not to present a detailed history of the movement for cultural equity. Still, there are many artists, activists and arts institutions who have contributed significantly to this movement,Read More
Our latest investigation examines the wellbeing benefits that have been claimed for arts participation, and the evidence supporting those claims.
Cultural equity wraps up, a second look at wellbeing, and getting serious about research synthesis.
Examining data from three national surveys, the authors find evidence that artistic and creative practice is associated with wellbeing.
Only 16% of working artists in the United States have arts-related bachelor’s degrees.
Looking at data from the 1980 census, this study attempts to flesh out the the myths and realities of the labor market for artists.
Our investigations of the history of the arts ecosystem and the labor market for artists and creative entrepreneurs have moved to the article-writing phase.
A recounting of the evolution of NEA policies since its founding in 1965 and those policies’ impacts on the nonprofit arts sector.